Teacher Training & Professional Development

Teaching the Youth Positive Method

Create a culture of learning while developing students to become the best unique version of themselves. Develop successful thinking, learning, and communication skills throughout your school community.

1 and 2 day onsite workshops  Online courses coming soon.

On-Site Training – Adopting Social Emotional Learning into the academic environment will require instructional shifts. Our on-site series is designed to prepare educators to support Social Emotional Learning in the academic content areas.

Train-the-Trainer- Our train-the-trainer model provides school and district SEL leaders with the information, strategies, and resources to facilitate Youth Positive training at their own sites.

In Class Coaching/ F-t-F or virtual:  Coaching sessions support teachers in applying new learning concepts by providing support and feedback right in the classroom. Support for educators as they plan lessons and implement and embed new SEL strategies into the curriculum, which ultimately supports student achievement.

Understanding and Incorporating Youth Positive for Administrators

Develop successful thinking, learning, and communication skills throughout your school community. Gain a comprehensive overview of Social Emotional Learning  and how to provide the support structures for sustained solutions in strengthening student character development, student achievement and family -school partnerships.   1 day onsite


Parent & Caregiver Workshops

Cultivating the social and emotional competencies of all members of a school community is important for creating models for student social and emotional growth. Families are the first teachers of social and emotional development. There are many ways parents and caregivers can encourage emotionally intelligent behavior in their children.

Parent & Caregiver Workshops helps caregivers become more familiar with social and emotional learning and encourages them to actively engage in their own growth while supporting their children to practice social and emotional skills.

Retreats and Camps


You Positive Retreats offer innovative training for teachers and introduces an evidence-based set of practical skills. These skills will help you reduce stress, improve your mental concentration and emotional awareness and facilitate responsiveness. You will be able to apply these in the classroom so you can consistently be the caring, compassionate teacher you are.